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But he said that is was a situation that was fraught with peril because it also depended on the emotional stability of the professor.
A faculty member who himself was emotionally immature might be vulnerable to a student's attention and quick to misinterpret the adulation as genuine love, Dr. A Change of Status Is true love between a professor and student possible, let alone recognizable by regulatory codes of conduct?
"While it isn't specifically addressed in our regulations, I do think that we would find a faculty-student relationship ruled out tacitly by our other policies, particularly with respect to sexual harassment and notions of professional conduct," he said.
A Gray Area Representatives from the State University of New York at Purchase, Marymount College, Sarah Lawrence College, Pace University, Westchester Community College, Iona College and Mercy College also said that such relationships were discouraged by the administration though not specifically addressed in college policies.
Others say that any faculty-student relationship is simply incompatible with the mission of higher education. Ronald Herron, vice president for student affairs at SUNY Purchase. There are profound obligations one takes on as an educator that require us to always place the student and the act of teaching ahead of personal interest." Dr.
She is an 18-year-old freshman, starry eyed and entranced by her teacher's apparent brilliance and sensitivity. Faculty members at the University of Virginia recently voted to prohibit sexual relationships between professors and the students they supervise.
Others cite happy marriages of professors to their former students.